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03-13-2013, 08:35 PM
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Jack de la Hoya
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Originally Posted by hockeyfreak7 View Post
The Getzlaf contract is a perfect example of what the lock out wanted to happen...


Before, he would have gotten a 12 year deal with a $6m cap hit simply by adding four dummy year to the extension he just signed.

The NHL is perfectly happy with his extension. Contract length was not the issue-- it was artificial contract length in an attempt to bring the cap hit down that the NHL took issue with, and that problem has been solved.
Yup. This was exactly what I was thinking, but I assumed that I was just missing something obvious. So, well, if people tell you that you're completely off base, know at least that you're not alone!

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